Speaker's Blog

Longtime House Aide Janice Mays Receives Her Due

May 27, 2016

Janice Mays came to Washington in 1975. Ever since then, she has dedicated her life to public service, working on the House Ways and Means Committee for 40 years. This week, in recognition of her service, Speaker Paul Ryan awarded Mays the John W. McCormack Award of Excellence. Read More

House Continues Working to Stop Zika Threat in America

May 26, 2016

"Our goal is to direct resources to where they are most needed and can do the most good." Read More

House Moves to Produce First Comprehensive Energy Bill in Nearly 10 Years

May 26, 2016

WASHINGTON — Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) appointed 24 House Republican lawmakers to serve on a bipartisan conference committee charged with producing final legislation to modernize our energy laws to create more American jobs and a stronger economy. The conference with Senate lawmakers will yield the first comprehensive energy package in close to 10 years. Read More

House Takes Next Step to Responsibly Address Puerto Rico Crisis

May 25, 2016

It’s important that we go through regular order to pass PROMESA, our bipartisan legislation that protects American taxpayers. I commend the members of the Natural Resources Committee—on both sides of the aisle—who worked to responsibly address Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis and prevent a bailout. In particular, I want to thank Chairman Bishop for his leadership in developing and passing this important, bipartisan legislation. Read More

House Passes Bill to Update EPA Chemical Regulation

May 24, 2016

"Chemical regulation can be awfully complicated, but this bill isn’t—it is just common sense." Read More

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